MENU

Home > CCS Extras > Blog

Topic: “Leadership”

Tap headlines for full articles. Most-recent are listed first. A list of all topics is also nearby.

Don’t Let Your Friends Tell You How to Run Your Business

by Jim Martin

Relatives and friends love to give advice to those who have opened (or bought) a business. Their intent may be good, but listening to them could be painful. Consider this: would you make three visits to the train station and assume that qualifies you to try to run the railroad?… [READ MORE]About { title }

Starting on the Wrong Foot in the Wrong Direction

by Jim Martin

At the latest startup conference the person on stage pitched his method which agreed with the last book you read. He swore that you can ride your idea to fame and wealth by starting your own business. Don’t drink the Kool-Aid, particularly if he says you can’t do it without… [READ MORE]About { title }

Creating Creative Employees

by Jim Martin

You wouldn’t be in business if you didn’t have some tendency toward innovation, but you can become even more successful if you encourage your employees to be creative as well. Innovators capitalize on new ideas, new technologies and new developments in the market place. Big changes are obvious, but small… [READ MORE]About { title }

Don’t Fail as a Leader

by Jim Martin

The late Steve Jobs was a great business leader. He had incredible vision and an ability to focus that vision on the production of innovative products. Great leadership requires more: it must avoid, as Jobs did, the pitfalls that often sink otherwise innovative entrepreneurs.

The first is vacillation. Nothing is… [READ MORE]About { title }